Episode 32- Ian Rankin

We are proud to of had crime novelist Ian Rankin on this episode. The creator of the Rebus novels, he came on to chat about his career, his love of comics and in particular his work with Sean Phillips on the Trace of the Great War anthology coming out this October. He will be at the Lakes International Comic Arts Festival this year as well along with a whole host of Scottish creators.

Art work by Sean Phillips

We review the crime comics She Died at Terrabone by Kevin Chruch and T J Kirsch and Batman A Long Halloween by Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale. We also look at the new Lorenzo Etherington book How to Think When You Draw and the Lakes Festival book 24 By 7 which you can win this episode in an exclusive competition (closes on 28/7/18) .

Pete has an interview with Adam Smith from Mixam Printing about the work they do printing comics and how easy it is to use their system. Mike reviews Ian Rankins Dark Entries, a John Constantine comic.

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Discussed in this episode is the comedy writing workshop in Kendal and the Comic Art Festival Academic Sessions.

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Title Music: Don’t Fool Yourself by Pop Noir

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